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Shreveport, LA—The Louisiana Biomedical Research Network (LBRN) funded 6 LSUS faculty mentors and students to conduct biomedical research over the summer of 2021, out of a total of 29 in the state. LSUS had the most faculty mentors (6) of any participating campus. Students will present their research at the LBRN Annual meeting in January 2022.
“We know that collaborating with a faculty member for a research project has a lasting impact on student learning and career choices,” LSUS Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Helen Taylor said. “I am delighted that these faculty members have provided our students with this important opportunity. LSUS is very proud of these faculty and students as they work together on potentially life-changing research initiatives. They represent the way forward for our institution.”
The six include:
To learn more about research at LSUS, contact Director of Sponsored Research and Technology Transfer Amanda Lewis, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 318-795-4237.
LBRN was established in September 2001 with Biomedical Research Infrastructure Networks (BRIN) funding by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) Grant. The LBRN is committed to raising the research competitiveness of Louisiana researchers.
LSU Shreveport was founded in 1967 and offers a wide array of nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including a doctoral degree. The university’s mission is to educate a diverse population of graduate and undergraduate students; engage in regional and global thought leadership through community collaboration and service; and innovate to enhance the application of knowledge and intellectual discovery through faculty and student research and creative endeavors.